Entry requirements

To undertake a PhD programme across any of our institutes you must have a minimum of an upper class honours degree (2:1) or overseas equivalent in a related subject area.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The Institute for Sport Business has an interdisciplinary research-led team, incorporating internationally recognised researchers interested in the business of sport.

London is rapidly becoming the world’s leading hub for sport business. Loughborough University London is surrounded by key influencers and innovators in the field of sport, useful for research. This includes BT Sport, the Olympic Legacy Corporation, numerous sport tech companies (including Football Manager) and West Ham United Football Club.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information on PhD fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Loughborough University London
020 3818 0777